NOVEMBER 4, 2020
Water Resources Management cohort publishes "A Blueprint for Salt Sustainability on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus”
The Nelson Institute’s 2018-2020 Water Resources Management master’s program (WRM) cohort recently published the report, "A Blueprint for Salt Sustainability on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus,” which documents the findings from a two-year project that sought to better understand the use of salt on campus and ultimately achieve a 25 percent reduction in usage.
NOVEMBER 3, 2020
New research out of the Nelson Institute studies interactions between oil companies and Indigenous people
New research out of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is exploring benefit sharing between Indigenous people and oil companies, a topic that Maria Tysiachniouk, PhD brought to Nelson along with her own theory of benefit sharing arrangements in the Arctic.
NOVEMBER 2, 2020
Virtual event to highlight Liz Hennessy’s book on the social and natural history of the Galápagos Islands
The Galápagos Islands, and their namesake species the giant tortoise, have long been a draw for everyone from pirates to professors. Made famous by Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution by natural selection in the 1800s, the Galápagos Islands are often seen as a natural laboratory, but over the years tourism has brought industry and infrastructure to the archipelago.
NOVEMBER 2, 2020
SAGE research highlights need for grassland conservation, agriculture support
New research from the Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) highlights the role grasslands play in supporting successful conservation and agriculture.